The Angular Distance of a Celestial Body

Alessandro CarboniThe Angular Distance of a Celestial Body

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The Angular Distance of a Celestial Body is a reflection on the mapping process, which is seen as a reduced representation of the Earth’s surface and the events that occur on it. To reclaim the complexity of the world, Alessandro Carboni replaces the graphic signs used on maps with the body. On stage he places a geometric structure on the floor counterposed by two symmetrical bodies disguised in a montage of carnival inspired costumes. The actions of these figures lead, and are followed, by the soundscape, developing into an echo of the futile ambition to control the world. 

Concept, choreography and visual structure: Alessandro Carboni
Performance: Ana Luisa Gomes and Loredana Tarnovschi
Costumes: DEM
Music: Danilo Casti
Organization: Debora Ercoli
Production: Formati Sensibili 2018
With the contribution of TIR Danza
Support of: Città delle 100 Scale Festival, ATER-Circuito Regionale Multidisciplinare, Santarcangelo Dei Teatri, H(abita)T- Rete di Spazi per la Danza, Sementerie Artistiche, l’Arboreto-Teatro Dimora Mondaino.

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Biography

Alessandro Carboni is an artist whose practice is situated within the performing arts field as a choreographer and performer. After several years of practice in the field of visual arts, creative media and performance art, he has developed an interdisciplinary practice focused on the production of performative and installation projects with the collaboration of professionals from different disciplines. Alessandro presents his works internationally at museums, art galleries, contemporary dance and theatre festivals, as well as in unconventional spaces. As a committed teacher, he has been lecturing on his findings at numerous distinguished academic and non-academic institutions. His projects are supported by Formati Sensibili, an independent production company which shapes projects of artistic research and practices.

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